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Michael B. Bressman

Professor of the Practice of Law

Michael Bressman teaches the Intellectual Property and the Arts Clinic, Contracts, Law of Cyberspace, and Art Law. He also directs the law school's clerkship program, which supports students and graduates applying for judicial clerkships. Professor Bressman joined the faculty from private law practice in Nashville, where he practiced intellectual property law, Internet and technology law; civil and appellate litigation; and corporate and business law. Before that, he was in-house counsel at Internet and telecommunications companies and in private law practice in Washington, D.C. After earning his law degree at Harvard, Professor Bressman was a law clerk for Judge Karen LeCraft Henderson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He serves on the board of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville and on the Technology Advisory Committee of the Tennessee Access to Justice Commission. He is a member of the bars of Tennessee, the District of Columbia and Georgia, as well as numerous federal courts.

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